Court Upholds Transit Strike Sanctions Against Union

Law360 (October 6, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Nearly one year after a strike by 33,000 city transit workers temporarily crippled New York City’s subway and bus system, a state appeals court has affirmed a contempt finding and $2.5 million in fines against the Transport Workers Union of America for violating a state law that bars public workers from striking.

The decision, handed down Tuesday by a unanimous appellate panel of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, upheld an earlier decision by State Supreme Court Justice Theodore Jones.

The appeals court...
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